2019 IMMAA Conference

October 4-6, 2019

Event Details

About

Northwestern University in Qatar will host the 2019 International Media Management Academic Association (IMMAA) conference in Doha, Qatar from October 4 to 6. To register for the conference, please visit immaa.org.

IMMAA is a global association of academics researching critical issues of media management with the goal of improving practice and understanding of media markets and institutions for the ultimate benefit of media managers and the students who will be the media managers of the future.

Dates

October 4-6, 2019

Location

Northwestern University in Qatar
Education City, Qatar
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Schedule

Thursday, October 3

18:00-20:00: Welcome reception

Friday, October 4

Session Time Speakers

Opening session

9:30-10:00

Welcome & opening address

Plenary session 1

10:15-11:15

Plenary session

Keynote speaker

Break

11:15-11:30

 

Post-break session

11:30-12:30

 TBD

Lunch

12:45-2:00

 

Parallel session A1

Chair: TBC

14:15-15:45

 

Thematic session 1

5 presentations

 

Parallel session A2

Chair: TBC

14:15-15:45

 

Thematic session 2

5 presentations

 

Parallel session A3

Chair: TBC

14:15-15:45

 

Thematic session 3

5 presentations

 

Break

15:45-16:00

 

Plenary session 2

16:15-17:30

Industry panel

 

Welcome dinner

19:00-21:00

 

Saturday, October 5

Session Time Speakers

Plenary session 3

9:00-10:30

NUQ talk: Media in the Middle East

Break

10:30-10:45

 

Parallel session B1

Chair: TBC

10:45-12:30

 

Thematic session 1

5 presentations

 

Parallel session B2

Chair: TBC

10:45-12:30

 

Thematic session 2

5 presentations

 

Parallel session B3

Chair: TBC

10:45-12:30

 

Thematic session 3

5 presentations

 

Lunch

12:45-14:00

 

Parallel session C1

Chair: TBC

14:15-15:45

 

Thematic session 1

5 presentations

 

Parallel session C2

Chair: TBC

14:15-15:45

 

Thematic session 2

5 presentations

 

Parallel session C3

Chair: TBC

14:15-15:45

 

Thematic session 3

5 presentations

 

Break

15:45-16:00

 

Site Visit

16:15-18:00

Site Visit

Free evening

 

 

Sunday, October 6

Session Time Speakers

Plenary session 4

9:00-10:30

IMMAA panel

Break

10:30-10:45

 

Parallel session D1

Chair: TBC

10:45-12:30

 

Thematic session 1

5 presentations

 

Parallel session D2

Chair: TBC

10:45-12:30

 

Thematic session 2

5 presentations

 

Parallel session D3

Chair: TBC

10:45-12:30

 

Thematic session 3

5 presentations

 

Plenary session 5

12:30-13:30

Closing address

 

Lunch 

13:45

14:15- 15:30

Departure

Closing lunch

Cultural activity

16:00-17:00

17:30-19:00

19:00

Qatar National Museum

Museum of Islamic Arts

Return to hotel

Travel & Accommodation

For those who have registered for the Conference, the following links will provide additional information:

JW Marriott Marquis City Center

Conference attendees are eligible for a special room rate at the JW Marriott Marquis: QAR 565 (~USD $155) per night. Includes breakfast and internet.

The rate is valid for the following nights: October 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. Reservation must be made no later than September 19 to receive the rate. Rooms are available on a first-come first-serve basis. 

Book with following link to receive the conference room rate: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1561556995778&key=GRP&app=resvlink

 

To/from hotel

Free transportation will be provided to/from the conference hotel (J.W. Mariott) and the conference site at Northwestern University in Qatar, as well as other locations that are part of the conference event schedule. Participants who are not staying at the conference hotel must provide their own transportation to the conference.

To/from airport

City taxis and Ubers are readily available at Hamad International Airport. After clearing customs at the airport, turn left and follow the signs to find the city taxi queue.

View more airport resources

https://dohahamadairport.com

 

Visas for visitors

Nationals of more than 80 countries are eligible for visa-free entry into the State of Qatar, with varying allowable lengths of stay. View visa requirements for entry.